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  • Letter to a Christian Nation

    A Challenge to the Faith of America

    by Sam Harris ...
    "A hard-hitting polemic against religious fundamentalism" - Foreword by Richard Dawkins' Thousands of people have written to tell me that I am wrong not to believe in God. The most hostile of these communications have come from Christians. This is ironic, as Christians generally imagine that no faith imparts the virtues of love and forgiveness more effectively than their own. The truth is that ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Black Flags

    The Rise of ISIS

    by Joby Warrick ...
    **WINNER of the PULITZER PRIZE for NON-FICTION 2016**In a thrilling dramatic narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread to become the world's greatest threat.When the government of Jordan granted amnesty to a group of political prisoners in 1999, it little realized that among them ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Speaking In Tongues

    by Tom Tilley ...
    When you no longer believe in eternity, every moment counts -- A memoir of breaking free and reinventionFrom the outside, Tom Tilley's childhood seemed ordinary. The first son of a pastor, he grew up in a beautiful country town where life revolved around football, his loving family and their Pentecostal faith. But behind church doors, a strictly enforced set of rules included a looming ultimatum: ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Girl on a Wire

    Walking the Line Between Faith and Freedom in the Westboro Baptist Church

    It wasn’t until Libby Phelps was an adult, a twenty-five year old, that she escaped the Westboro Baptist Church. She is the granddaughter of its founder, Fred Phelps, and when she left, the church and its values were all she’d known. She didn’t tell her family she was leaving. It happened in just a few minutes; she ran into her house, grabbed a bag, and fled. No goodbyes.Based in Topeka, Kansas, ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Radical

    My Journey from Islamist Extremism to a Democratic Awakening

    by Maajid Nawaz ...
    Born and raised in Essex, Maajid Nawaz was recruited into politicised Islam as a teenager. Abandoning his love of hip hop music, graffiti and girls, he was recruited into Hizb ut-Tahrir (the Liberation Party) where he played a leading and international role in the shaping and dissemination of an aggressive anti-West narrative. While studying for his Arabic and law degree, he travelled around the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Under the Banner of Heaven

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    From the bestselling author of "Into the Wild" and "Into Thin Air", a riveting account of Taliban-like theocracies in the American heartland controlled by renegade Mormon prophets.Brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty insist they were commanded to kill by God.Krakauer's investigation is a meticulously researched, bone-chilling narrative of polygamy, savage violence and unyielding faith: an incisive, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Fields of Blood

    Religion and the History of Violence

    It is the most persistent myth of our time: religion is the cause of all violence. But history suggests otherwise. Karen Armstrong, former Roman Catholic nun and one of our foremost scholars of religion, speaks out to disprove the link between religion and bloodshed.* Religion is as old as humanity: Fields of Blood goes back to the Stone Age hunter-gatherers and traces religion through the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Power of Polygamy

    a/k/a/ Inside the World of Warren Jeffs Revised Edition

    There are many Polygamist cults in North America with different doctrines, and only one overriding belief in common which is to marry very young girls to very old men and throw away the young men. Young men who are competing for wives of their own. Education is only to 6th grade and for girls it is optional. Depraved behavior, incest and suffering is a way of life, so is lack of food and housing. ... Read more

    $10.26 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Islamist

    Why I Joined Radical Islam in Britain, What I Saw Inside and Why I Left

    by Ed Husain ...
    When I was sixteen I became an Islamic fundamentalist. Five years later, after much emotional turmoil, I rejected fundamentalist teachings and returned to normal life and my family. I tried to put my experiences behind me, but as the events of 7/7 unfolded it became clear to me that Islamist groups pose a threat to this country that we - Muslims and non-Muslims alike - do not yet understand.Why ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Terror in the Name of God

    Why Religious Militants Kill

    by Jessica Stern ...
    For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola—she discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian fundamentalist bomber in Oklahoma have much in common ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Perilous Power:The Middle East and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Dialogues on Terror, Democracy, War, and Justice

    The volatile Middle East is a region of vast resources, frequent crises and long-standing conflicts, as well as a major source of international tensions and a key site of direct US intervention.Noam Chomsky, the preeminent critic on US foreign policy, and Gilbert Achcar, a leading Middle East specialist, bring a keen understanding of the Middle East and the role of the US, covering such key topics ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Not in God's Name

    Confronting Religious Violence

    Despite predictions of continuing secularisation, the twenty-first century has witnessed a surge of religious extremism and violence in the name of God.In this powerful and timely book, Jonathan Sacks explores the roots of violence and its relationship to religion, focusing on the historic tensions between the three Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam.Drawing on arguments from ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Leaving the Fold

    This book by psychologist Marlene Winell provides valuable insights into the dangers of religious indoctrination and outlines what therapists and victims can do to reclaim a healthier human spirit.... Both former believers searching for a new beginning and those just starting to subject their faith to the requirements of simple common sense, if not analytical reason, may find valuable assistance ... Read more

    $14.04 AUD

  • The Way of the Strangers

    Encounters with the Islamic State

    by Graeme Wood ...
    A radical rethinking of what ISIS is and what it really wantsFrom Graeme Wood, author of the explosive Atlantic cover story "What ISIS Really Wants," comes the definitive book on the history, psychology, character, and aims of the Islamic State. Based on Wood's unprecedented access to supporters, recruiters, and high-ranking members of the most infamous jihadist group in the world, The Way of the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Refusing the Veil

    (Provocations)

    This topic divides people - and it will divide readers of this book too. Many Muslims worldwide either support or adopt religious veiling, and those who argue against it are often criticised, or worse. But, according to Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, the veil throws up a number of concerns, from questions of health and freedom of choice to issues of gender and personal identity. She argues that veiling ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The Islamic Enlightenment

    The Modern Struggle Between Faith and Reason

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2017'An eye-opening, well-written and very timely book' Yuval Noah Harari**'The best sort of book for our disordered days: timely, urgent and illuminating' Pankaj Mishra'It strikes a blow…for common humanity' Sunday Times**The Muslim world has often been accused of a failure to modernise and adapt. Yet in this sweeping narrative and provocative retelling ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Shape of the Beast

    by Arundhati Roy ...
    The Shape of the Beast is our world laid bare by a mind that has consistently and unhesitatingly engaged with its changing realities and often anticipated the way things have moved in the last decade.In the fourteen interviews collected here, conducted between January 2001 and March 2008, Arundhati Roy examines the nature of state and corporate power as it has emerged during this period, and the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Woven

    A Faith for the Dissatisfied

    by Joel McKerrow ...
    ‘This book is about Jesus. It is about my journey toward Jesus. Which may sound strange to some of you, but it is true. It is a journey of losing a Jesus that was too small and looked way too much like me, to a Jesus that began to mesmerise me. A Jesus calling me to something much grander and more holistic and more inclusive than I had thought possible. A Jesus who was drawing me into the true and ... Read more

    $19.79 AUD

  • Radicals

    From the creator of hit podcast The Missing Cryptoqueen______________________________'Thoughtful and intelligent' Observer'Inside the anti-political revolt that gave us Brexit and Trump' Evening Standard'Fascinating... Excellent' Literary Review'Must read … A radical odyssey' Daily MailIn the la... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Talking to the Enemy

    Violent Extremism, Sacred Values, and What it Means to Be Human

    by Scott Atran ...
    Talking to the Enemy is an intellectually and personally courageous exploration of one of the most contentious issues of modern times.Scott Atran has spent years talking to terrorists - from Gaza and Afghanistan, to Indonesia and Europe - in order to help us understand and mitigate the rise of religious violence. Here he argues persuasively that we need to consider terrorists' close relationships, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • In the Skin of a Jihadist: Free Sampler: Inside Islamic State’s Recruitment Networks

    by Anna Erelle ...
    FREE SAMPLER FROM THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERWhen Anna Erelle, a young journalist, goes undercover online to discover how today’s most ruthless terrorists use social media to recruit disaffected young women like the girls from Bethnal Green, her investigation spins into a harrowing nightmare.In this extract, Erelle creates ‘Mélodie’ – a twenty-year-old convert to Islam on Facebook – who is ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Dear Zealots

    Letters from a Divided Land

    by Amos Oz ...
    ‘His parting shot at opposing the storm of fanaticism breaking over our times’ Financial TimesDear Zealots is an essential collection of three essays written out of a sense of urgency, concern, and a belief that a better future is still possible. It touches on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures; the Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel; and the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Islam Beyond the Violent Jihadis

    An Optimistic Muslim Speaks

    Book 9 - Provocations
    Islam has been corrupted. A virulent strain of the religion manifests itself in bloodthirsty mutations such as Boko Haram in Nigeria and the terrifying spectre of ISIS. But behind the atrocities and turmoil lie many different versions and visions of Islam, each struggling to survive in a rapidly changing world.Ziauddin Sardar, with inimitable wit and intelligence, chronicles the diversity and ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Quiverfull

    Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement

    by Kathryn Joyce ...
    Kathryn Joyce's fascinating introduction to the world of the patriarchy movement and Quiverfull families examines the twenty-first-century women and men who proclaim self-sacrifice and submission as model virtues of womanhood—and as modes of warfare on behalf of Christ. Here, women live within stringently enforced doctrines of wifely submission and male headship, and live by the Quiverfull ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD